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Lusaka

Lusaka is the capital and largest city in Zambia. It has a population of about 1.2 million and the city is located in the south central part of the country, on a plateau at an elevation of roughly 1,300 metres above sea level.

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Cheapest month November

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Wall painting in Lusaka
Main railway in Lusaka

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Bongwe Barn

Bongwe Barn

We were just staying overnight and were good taken care of. We did't have the chance to enjoy any safari but had a warm welcome and a marvellous room. It was nice to stay in the barn with a drink in the evening, wachind people playing pool and listening to music. ... more

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5
Lusaka Backpackers

Lusaka Backpackers

Handy location to bus station. Had no time to see the city, so not sure about location in relation to that area. Sorry that internet was not working. ... more

Overall
4

Lusaka Discussions

  • Driver in Zambia
    Hello all, I'm trying to find a reliable driver in Zambia (Lusaka and South Luangua) who would be willing and able to travel with me for 5-7 days in mid April of next year. Has anyone got any contacts in Lusaka? I need someone reliable and not overly expensive. Any ideas my trusty band of explorers? Zaksame ...

  • Zambia 2009?
    May I suggest if you're in Zambia, that you take the bus from Lusaka to Lilongwe (Malawi). I did it awhile back. Just stunning once you get down to the Lake. ...

  • 6 days in Zambia what to see?
    I will be in Lusaka next month for 6 days. I am interested in ethnic cultures and tribes but have not a clue on how far the settlements are from the capital. Any suggestion and possibly indication of a good agency or individual guide? Thanks in advance ...

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Lusaka Backpackers
77 %

Lusaka Backpackers

161 Mulombwa Close 31300 (Map) - Hostel
A decent place to stay, clean, nice atmosphere with bar area and pool. Good value for money. Not a lot of information given on arrival.
Kalulu Backpackers Hostel
67 %

Kalulu Backpackers Hostel

20 Broads Road Fairview (Map) - Hostel
Bird Nest Bacpackers

Bird Nest Bacpackers

Plot # NL236, House No. 4, Long Acres, United Nations Avenue, Opposite ZICTA, (Map) - Hostel
Wanderers

Wanderers

848 Lagos Road Rhodes Park (Map) - Hostel
Royal Jacob Safari Lodge

Royal Jacob Safari Lodge

P.O.Box 32185 P.O.Box 32185 (Map) - Guesthouse
Liberty Boarding Hostel

Liberty Boarding Hostel

5559/A Kaleya Road Kalundu (Map) - Hostel
Mandahill Lodge

Mandahill Lodge

18990, Corner of Mapepe and Parliament Road Olypia (Map) - Guesthouse
Bongwe Barn

Bongwe Barn

305 Ngwezi Road Roma (Map) - Guesthouse
We were just staying overnight and were good taken care of. We did't have the chance to enjoy any safari but had a warm welcome and a marvellous room.
Flintstones Backpackers

Flintstones Backpackers

9965 Makanta Close Rhodes Park (Map) - Hostel
Paseli Backpackers

Paseli Backpackers

7 Paseli Road Northmead (Map) - Hostel
Southern Sun Ridgeway Hotel

Southern Sun Ridgeway Hotel

Cnr. Church Road and Independence Ave., PO Box 306 (Map) - Hotel